Laura El-Katiri is an Abu Dhabi-based consultant specialised in energy
policy in the Middle East and North Africa, with particular focus on the Gulf
economies. Laura has published widely on the politics and economics of oil and
development, regional natural gas markets and sustainable energy development
paths, including demand-side management, energy pricing and subsidy reform,
renewable energy, climate change and environmental policies in the MENA region.
She has published for institutions including the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP), the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and the Arab
Forum for Environment and Development. She formerly worked as Research Fellow
at the Oil and the Middle East Programme, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies,
and taught Middle East economic and financial development at the Department of
Financial and Management Studies at the School of Oriental African Studies
(SOAS), University of London.